https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/11/the-unknowable-joni-mitchell/540618/?utm_source=fbb A new biography by David Yaffe writes about the ageless Joni Mitchell in his book “Reckless Daughter” A Portrait of Joni Mitchell tells about how her lyrics spoke the hearts of millions of baby boomer women who were awakening during the 60’s and 70’s. I was one of those women who when listening to her Blue Album spoke as if to me directly of our journey toward independence and grace.
Downtown Vinnie and Dide played in front of Whiteaker Tattoos for the Eugene Art Walk event. The two remaining band members of Nervous Rex still got it going on.
Autumn always makes me melancholy, from the years in WI when winter was more drastic, here in Oregon lesser so
Shipwrecked is a song wrote during the early days of the band, Nervous Rex from Eugene Oregon. It’s a song about our relationship. I think you’re going to like it!
“Deep or choppy water, very gives me much of a scare”
“Do Something About It” is a song about doing the right thing, standing up for things you believe in. The world is becoming more and more evolved into a world consciousness, that believes that standing up for our rights still rings true. Baby boomers wanting change, are resisting the recent election. The song is released from Eugene Oregon by two former band mates from the days in the nineties when they were in the band “Nervous Rex”.
Diane DeVillers and Mark (Vinnie) Alaniz, just celebrated 23 years together.
Listen to some of my original folk music about a counterculture woman finding her face in the world. From Eugene Oregon.